Trichopilia tubella Dressler 2005

Drawing by Dressler and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Small Tubed Trichopilia

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica as a miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with an oblong to narrowly ovate, compressed, slight shouldered pseduobulb carrying a single apical, ovate-oblong to oblong, obtuse to abruptly apiculate, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a .6 to 1.12" [1.5 to 2.8 cm] long, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Harvard Pap. Bot. 10(1): 90, 92-93, f. 2A-F. Dressler 2005 drawing fide ;